The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
Claim: Did the U.S. Supreme Court rule that Americans do not need a licence to drive automobiles on public roads?
Lead Stories rating: Fake News
Fake News: U.S. Supreme Court Did NOT Rule No License Necessary To Drive Automobile on Public Roads
Claim by Donald Trump: Campaign ad says: “Unemployment for African Americans fell to a new low. Unemployment for Hispanics hit an all-time record low,” under President Trump.
FactCheck.org rating: Lacks Context
Super Bowl Ads from Trump and Bloomberg
Claim by Bob Spindell: Says some of the names that may be purged from voter roll are people who have died.
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Are dead people among names in Wisconsin voter roll purge?
Claim: An image shared on Facebook claims California is registering non-citizens to vote and refusing to cooperate with the so-called “Federal Election Integrity Program.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: VIRAL IMAGE CLAIMS CALIFORNIA IS REGISTERING NON-CITIZENS TO VOTE AND NOT COMPLYING WITH THE ‘FEDERAL ELECTION INTEGRITY PROGRAM’
Claim by Bloggers: An MSNBC reporter was fired for using a racial slur while covering the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash.
PolitiFact rating: False
No, an MSNBC reporter was not fired over a live air flub
International Fact Checks
BOOM FACT Check rating: False
AFP Fact Check rating: Satire
Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.
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